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Mindfulness for Beginners: Reclaiming the Present Moment--and Your Life by Jon Kabat-Zinn
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Books by Jon Kabat-Zinn - Mindfulness Meditation
Mindfulness for beginners : reclaiming the present moment--and your life / Jon Kabat-Zinn.
Mindfulness for Beginners- Recommended reading- includes a CD for listening too!
A Mindful Nation: How a Simple Practice Can Help Us Reduce Stress, Improve Performance, and Recapture the American Spirit
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Psychologists often dream of a better world in which the field's discoveries are applied to society's major problems. If Ohio Congressman Tim Ryan has his way, the dream will become reality. Susan Krauss Whitbourne, Ph.D., a Professor of Psychology at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, reviews Ryan's book, A Mindful Nation.
Currently Reading: A Mindful Nation: How a Simple Practice Can Help Us Reduce Stress, Improve Performance, and Recapture the American Spirit by Tim Ryan
A Mindful Nation: How a Simple Practice Can Help Us Reduce Stress, Improve Performance, and Recapture the American Spirit: Tim Ryan: 9781401939304: Amazon.com: Books
Better Than Before: Mastering the Habits of Our Everyday Lives by Gretchen Rubin
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David Gelles' Mindful Work just came out! Insightful and filled with research, it brings together his work as a business reporter with 15 years of experience as a meditator, and shows how the mindfulness revolution is transforming the business world for the better. #ReadingRec
The book that Steve Jobs asked to be given out at his memorial was not a business manual, not a book about tech innovation, but The Autobiography of a Yogi by Paramahansa Yogananda, one of the people who helped popularize meditation in the West.
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Autobiography of a Yogi (Complete edition): Paramahansa Yogananda: 9780876120798: Amazon.com: Books
Favorite Book Ever - Autobiography of a Yogi - Paramahansa Yogananda
This woman turned her love of country music into a way to fight cancer. #ThirdMetric
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Jim Kim, President of the World Bank: Let's be the generation that ends poverty.
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Let's Be the Generation That Ends Poverty
Prison quotas push lawmakers to fill beds, derail reform.
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Prison Quotas Push Lawmakers To Fill Beds, Derail Reform (Lockup quotas ensure that private prisons turn a profit or tax payers pay the cost)
One Disturbing Reason For Our Exploding Prison Population (INFOGRAPHIC) - Prison Quotas
Prison companies have an airtight business plan: Sign contracts with states obliging them to fill prison beds. http://huff.to/157lNvh
Controversial 'Lockup Quotas' Fuel Private Prison Profits
A wonderful piece on parenting by Lisa Belkin: Losing My Parenting Superpowers.
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5 Ways to Be a More Confident Mom — BreakingCubes #moms
My parenting superpower -- c’mon, we all have them -- is finding things. Best concept to take away from this article.....Teaching them how to think. Making sure they can find their own way. That’s a kind of superpower, too.
"Where you used to drop Puff when you fell asleep in your car seat." Losing My Parenting Superpowers by Lisa Belkin
After 9/11, Americans undermined national security.
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Past Due: The End of Easy Money and the Renewal of the American Economy by Peter S. Goodman. $5.76. http://www.letrasdecanciones365.com/detailb/dpuoc/Bu0o0c3iHi4xIh4yUwEo.html. Author: Peter S. Goodman. Publisher: Times Books (April 1, 2010). 348 pages. How Main Street was hit by—and might recover from—the financial crisis, by The New York Times’s national economics correspondentWhen the financial crisis struck in 2008, Main Street felt the b...
US Dept of Education lets borrowers default on student loans, ignoring helpful alternatives.
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Borrowers Default On Student Loans Despite Viable Alternatives
Borrowers Default On Student Loans Despite Viable Alternatives
New research shows unscheduled interruptions at work leave people more exhausted and more prone to make errors.
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The Biggest Office Interruptions Are... - WSJ.com
Why following your bliss won't lead to bliss by Rob Asghar.
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Why Following Your Bliss Won't Lead To Bliss
Lincoln may have abolished slavery, but '12 Years a Slave' still has a message for our times.
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The Next 'Schindler's List'? 12 Years a Slave Stuns Toronto (Huffington Post) click-through
Jaweed Kaleem writes about a challenge steeper than any exam--keeping alive life's big questions after graduation.
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Healthy lifestyle changes could lengthen your telomeres.
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If you’ve been diagnosed with diabetes, you already know that there’s a lot to learn about managing your condition. A healthy diet is essential, and learning to eat right can be overwhelming. But it’s not impossible. Use these tips, along with advice from your physician and registered dietitian to eat more of the foods that will keep you strong and healthy.
You DON'T have to stick to salad to get the nutrients you need. Use THESE cooking tricks to mix it up with healthy recipes: #cuisine #food| http://colorfulroses4604.blogspot.com
Nothing can be compared to home cooked food when it comes to the point of healthy habits. To keep yourself fit and healthy, healthy cooking is a must. Healthy cooking can save your money as well as keep you away from health problems.
you want to eat healthy foods, it’s important that you have the proper kitchen utensils and appliances to prepare them. So take a pass on the deep fryer and instead choose tools that will help you make healthy meals and snacks. A few to consider include: a blender for fruit smoothies, a good set of knives and cutting board for fresh produce, and a steamer for things like vegetables and rice.
Food for Thought--the majority of your weight loss comes from changing your diet.
Elton John on his addiction to working: "I'm basically killing myself by traveling so much, for no reason whatsoever."
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Elton John: "When I was on drugs there was a monstrous side of me"
Sequestration ushers in a dark age for science in America.
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Sequestration Ushers In A Dark Age For Science In America A feeling of despair has taken hold within research communities, Top officials at academic and medical institutions have grown convinced that years of stagnant budgets and recent cuts have ushered in the dark ages of science in America. "It is like a slowly growing cancer," Steven Warren, vice chancellor for research at the University of Kansas said of sequestration at a recent gathering of academic officials in Washington, D.C.
The Coming Dark Age For Science In America
"But such an investment [in compassion] is analogous to the work of a carpenter who carefully measures a piece of wood three times before cutting once: spending such “compassion time” with an employee, Weiner insists, pays off in that person’s much greater efficiency, productivity and effectiveness (and obviates later regrets). It’s not just altruism: as it turns out, companies that practice conscious capitalism perform ten times better than companies that don’t."
The rise of compassionate management (finally)
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Rise of compassionate management calls for taking care of #stakeholders, not just shareholders and improving #communities. #focusorg #500_02 #larzu
The Rise of Compassionate Management (Finally) #Business #Managing #Sales
Harvard Business Review - The Rise of Compassionate Management (Finally)
Why compassionate leadership is so important.
Prison quotas push lawmakers to fill beds, derail reform
Women who fought to overcome gender discrimination at work are now being sidelined because of their age.